what is grabit?

Question by Argentbleu: what is grabit?
I’m a fan of Usenet and I think this may be a reader of some kind? Anyone know? TIA!

Best answer:

Answer by troublz
Yep, you’re right. GrabIt is a newsgrabber. Its features include fast selecting, downloading, and decoding of binary attachments; a familiar-looking user interface; and advanced error checking while downloading. Download and decode multiple articles at once. Other features include filters for showing/hiding downloaded or deleted articles, a search option for groups and articles, and a pause function to free bandwidth. Version 1.31b features a total rewrite of the download engine, the ability to clear the find filter, find feature offers more options, bug fixes, and more

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